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LEGALLY BINDING DOCUMENT United States of America
All citizens and residents are hereby advised that this is a legally binding document duly incorporated by reference and that failure to comply with such requirements as hereby detailed within may subject you to criminal or civil penalties under the law. Ignorance of the law shall not excuse noncompliance and it is the responsibility of the citizens to inform themselves as to the laws that are enacted in the United States of America and in the states and cities contained therein.
Name of Legally Binding Document: NFPA NEC (2008): National Electrical Code Name of Standards Organization: National Fire Protection Association